This one's been a long time coming. The AeroMaster decals must be 20 years old at least & they've been on my 'must do' list for as long. The kit is the Airfix 1/48th. first variant, which I have done once before & I enjoyed it just as mu[...]
The original Allison-powered Mustang was a lightweight fighter with excellent handling capability. Pilots I know who have had the opportunity to fly these early Mustangs and compare them with the later Merlin-powered P-51B and P-51D un[...]
Happy new year to all (with a little delay)
Here are my builds completed in 2019. I can say that I am more productive than the previous year. I hope this happens in 2020 too.
1- 1/32 Hasegawa Junkers Ju-87D5
2- 1/48 ProModele[...]
Built in 2018.
Tamiya Mustang Mk.III kit, main markings are from Kits World Decals, the rest from Aeromaster and the kit.
Vallejo Metal Color Aluminium for the NMF, Gunze and Tamiya acrylics for the rest, brass wire for the whip antenna.
To get [...]
Sometime in mid 1990 a guy call's me on the phone and say's: "I'll pay you five grand to build me a 1/48 scale Apache Helicopter." I was a bit "flabbergasted-gasted" but I said I will do it. He sent me a package in the mail full of detailed data[...]
I built these two 1/72 P-51Bs to compare the Academy and Revell kits. I enjoyed both builds, although the Academy kit – finished as 'Scarlet Kate' – was perhaps the easiest of the two in terms of fit and ease of construction. I also liked the s[...]
Tamiya, 1/48 out of box build using a mix of kit decals/aftermarket decals to model a F-51D,12th FBS, 18th FBW Korean War.
18th FBW was the last unit to fly the Mustang in combat operations converting to the F-80 in January 1953 while still in c[...]
So, I got an e-mail from my friend Scott Zuiback over at "rebelalpha" on eBay that his Modelsvit shipment had arrived, so I hot-footed it over to the store and picked this puppy up. For those of you who do business with Scott, he's already sold [...]
I got tired of building airplanes, but I still wanted to build models, so I though"Why Not A Car?" I went to "D-n-J Hobbies" in a nearby town and just wondered over to their model car section. Wow! There was lots of plastic car model kits for [...]